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Student Travel Grant Information

Reimbursement Form for US National Science Foundation Travel Grant Awardees

The IEEE ICC 2013 conference is pleased to announce the availability of the following type of student travel grants:

A. Travel grants sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society.

Applications are invited from qualified full-time graduate students.
To qualify, a student must be a valid Student Member of the IEEE COMSOC at the time of application.

B. US National Science Foundation (NSF) travel grant opportunity for US-based students

Qualified applicant graduate students of NSF travel grants should  be studying in accredited U.S. institutions.
Student recipients will be reimbursed (based on valid receipts) for their expenses after the conference. Only airfare on a US-based carrier will be reimbursed by this type of support!

Following the application guidelines below, a student may apply to one or more of the two categories for which he/she is eligible. Each award ranges $500 to $1,000 subject to the travel reimbursement. 

Conditions for receiving an award are as follows:
a) The student applicant must be a member of the IEEE ComSoc (IEEE ComSoc grants - category A) OR must be a student at an accredited US institution (NSF grants - category B)
b) The student applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in IEEE ICC 2013 (main program).
c) The student applicants must be full-time students registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting their applications, and must not receive funding for attending the conference from other sources.
d) During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend the IEEE ICC 2013 conference.
A student who is awarded a student travel grant must attend the conference in person. The student must register, attend, and present the paper (if the student is a co-author) at the conference.  Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the STG award.

How to apply?

The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS. After logging into EDAS, click the “Travel Grant” tab at your EDAS home page, and then select “Student Travel Grant for IEEE ICC 2013".
The application must include the following materials
a) A reference letter from your advisor (your advisor can directly submit the reference letter on EDAS).
b) Your up-to-date resume including your citizenship (required), ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).
c) A half-to-one page letter including (i) the category that the applicant is applying to (IEEE ComSoc or NSF Grants); (ii) title of the paper that has been accepted to ICC 2013, (iii) average reviewer scores (iv)  purpose of attending the conference.

Important dates

Application deadline March 15th, 2013.
Acceptance notification
April 7th, 2013.

Please address any question to the IEEE ICC 2013 Student Travel Grant chair, Prof. Tommaso Melodia (









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